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15 EPL Players Who Could Emerge as Stars in 2014-15

15 EPL Players Who Could Emerge As Stars In 2014-15

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The Premier League is almost ready for kickoff. Here are the top 15 who could surprise you over the course of the season.

15. Matija Nastasic

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15. Matija Nastasic

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Matija Nastasic is one of the best young center backs in the world. At big spenders Manchester City, his opportunities haven't been great in the last couple of years. However, expect to see him get more action this season.

14. Thomas Ince

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14. Thomas Ince

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Thomas Ince is another widely converted young player. He had half a season at Crystal Palace last year and went slightly under the radar. His true talent will shine through and impress a lot of people this year.

13. Mauro Zarate

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13. Mauro Zarate

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Zarate was never given much of an chance to play at Lazio. However, last year he scored 18 goals in Argentina, and with West Ham needing a striker, he could be their star man.

12. Bafetembi Gomis

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12. Bafetembi Gomis

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Bafetembi Gomis scored 64 League goals for Lyon during his time at the club. With so much money being spent by Premier League, this signing hasn't been noticed as much, but with Michu leaving Swansea, another proven goal scorer is what the Welsh club needs.

11. Harry Kane

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11. Harry Kane

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At only 21 years of age, Harry Kane impressed the White Hart Lane faithful towards the end of last year. With new manager Mauricio Pochettino having an eye for young talent, Kane will find himself on the first team sheet more and more.

10. James Ward-Prowse

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10. James Ward-Prowse

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Southampton's transfer market policy has infuriated their fans, but they have left some talent for themselves. One of those players is James Ward-Prowse.

9. Muhamed Besic

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9. Muhamed Besic

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Muhamed Besic is a rather unknown player, but Everton fans should get excited by their new signing. At the age of only 21, he is part of the Bosnian national side and played three times for them in the World Cup. He will hit the ground running in the Premier League.

8. Danny Ings

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8. Danny Ings

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Young, quick and full of goals. The 22 year-old scored 25 in total last year. Even though Danny Ings may well struggle this year, he could be their shining light.

7. Charlie Austin

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7. Charlie Austin

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Charlie Austin powered QPR towards the playoffs during the first half of the season. Injury stopped him from participating further, but back and fit he is QPR's best player and will get into double figures with his goals.

6. Steven Caulker

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6. Steven Caulker

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Another QPR player is new signing Steven Caulker. The proven Premier League performer will continue to progress this year. He could even break into the England National Team.

5. Leandro Bacuna

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5. Leandro Bacuna

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Leandro Bacuna played 35 of Aston Villa's 38 league games last season. He is clearly an integral part of their midfield. He is a talented young player who will improve on his five league goals this season.

4. Dwight Gayle

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4. Dwight Gayle

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Dwight was playing non-league football just three years ago. Now, he is set for his second Premier League season with Crystal Palace. He had seven goals last season, but I think he can double that amount this year.

3. Ron Vlaar

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3. Ron Vlaar

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I feel that Ron Vlaar was one of the most underrated players in the Premier League. However, an impressive World Cup has meant teams like Manchester United are rumored to be interested. Hopefully now he will get the respect he deserves.

2. Filipe Luis

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2. Filipe Luis

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Filipe Luis is one of the signings of the summer. While Manchester United spent £30m on their new left back Luke Shaw, Chelsea got theirs for less than £20m. He may be 29, but with Champions League experience, he will replace Ashley Cole.

1. Bojan Krkic

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1. Bojan Krkic

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Bojan Krkic was once considered to be the future of football, however, his career never really took off. He now finds himself at Stoke, and with their new brand of "good" football, he could be the "mid-table player of the season."